Close off the billions of dollars pouring into terror-sponsoring nations!
Aid our soldiers!
Strike a blow for liberty!
That’s the stout-hearted message from the state treasurer of Missouri, Sarah Steelman, who announces in The Wall Street Journal the creation of the Missouri Investment Trust, the first public agency in America to implement a terror-free investment fund by screening out companies with ties to regimes with links to terrorism.
Higher education-related investment can also figure in this worthy plan – and, again, Missouri leads the way: In 2007, Missouri’s 529 College Savings Advisor Plan will make available to all American investors the Roosevelt Anti-Terror Multi-Cap Fund, the nation’s only mutual fund presently certified to exclude companies that have business ties to terrorist-sponsoring states.
This is an idea whose time came long ago.